EVS in Italy - Call for 2 Spanish Participants

SEYF is looking for 2 Spanish participants aged 18-27 years old for a 6 months project (European Voluntary Service) in Italy on European Citizenship and Integration.

* Description:

People is an EVS project to be held in Italy on the issues of integration and EU citizenship.

The project involves 2 volunteers aged 18-27 years from Spain.

EYF is currently managing a Youth Hostel & Cultural Centre in Novoli.

The project idea is to promote good practices of integration through the use of intercultural dialogue and cultural expression: this will happen by collecting stories of local minorities, setting up activities for fostering integration between Community and migrants and, in the meanwhile, for stimulating a wider sense of EU citizenship among the local community.


- To stimulate a more European cultural environment into the community of Novoli through the creation of intercultural activities;

- To build interactive informative moments for fostering a stronger sense of European Citizenship within the young local community;

- To support local and international movement of opinion for the promotion of Human Rights and Youth Rights, through practices easily replicable.

 * Accommodation, food and transport arrangements:

- TRAVEL: travel costs are covered until a maximum of 275,00 € per participant from Spain. Local transport for arriving to Novoli is covered by SEYF;

- FOOD & ACCOMMODATION: SEYF will host the volunteers in a flat in Novoli. The accommodation will assure good living conditions (private rooms, equipped kitchen and bathroom, heating system, running cold/ hot water, Wi-Fi). They will receive a monthly lump sum amount for food.

- INSURANCE: participants will be covered for free by European insurance Cigna.

- POCKET MONEY: 115 euro/month to the volunteer for additional personal expenses, issued monthly.

 * Training during the opportunity:

 - TRAINING: participants will attend specific training session organized foreseen in the Erasmus+ Programme.

- ITALIAN LESSONS: will be provided through Online Linguistic Support (provided by the Erasmus+ Program).

- WORKING PROGRAMME: 30 hours/week + Italian Classes, party, fun.

Timetable is flexible and adapted to the Center’ schedule. There are 2 free days/week and a total of 12 days of vacation in the project. Any change/plan can be discussed in advance with volunteers.

Opportunity topics:

- Integration

- Eu citizenships 

* Hosting Organization:

South Europe Youth Forum

 * Project City:

Novoli (Lecce)

 * Country:


* Project dates:

 23rd October 2017 – 21st April 2017

 * Number of volunteers:

2 (from Spain)

Volunteer profile:

-18/27 years old;

- active, openminded, creative, responsible, motivated, able to work in multicultural teams, tolerant;

- genuine interest in learning to work with young people and minorities, non-formal activities, interculturality, traditions and cultural customs and other similar topics and be willing to learn and expand their skills;

- Any experience and/or educations in non-formal education, communication or animation skills and artistic/digital competences (basic, not professional) will be a plus so be sure to mention them in your CV/motivation letter. (However this is not a main selection criteria).

- To show willingness to learn and see their EVS experience as a learning process.

-Basic level of English;

Any other language would be welcomed.

* Countries volunteers will be recruited from:


* How to apply: 


1. Fill the form: https://goo.gl/forms/2t9C3L5XBzIlcIgw1

2. Send an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. together with your CV and a short motivation letter.

We will soonly contact you in order to make a video-interview.

* Contact email address

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* Contact telephone number:

+393289771014 (also WhatsApp if needed).

* Click for More info and infopack of the project


* Useful links:

* the project on The European Youth Portal: https://europa.eu/youth/volunteering/project/3522_en

* our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/seyf.lecce


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